Himakshi Panwar

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JNU protest: HRD ministry says JNU executive committee rolls back fee hike, students unconvinced, protests to continue

JNU protest: In a major victory for the Jawaharlal Nehru University students, the hostel fee hike has been rolled back with the JNU executive committee announcing major roll-back in the hostel fee and other stipulations. The committee has also proposed....Read More

Karnataka disqualified MLAs case: Supreme Court lets disqualified MLAs contest election, will BJP give bypoll ticket to all 17 rebels?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the disqualification of 17 MLAs from Congress-JD(S) coalition who played a key role in the collapse of the government in Karnataka earlier this year followed by BS Yediyurappa-led BJP coming to power. Maintaining disqualification....Read More

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Sonia Gandhi appeals for peace and communal harmony on Parv Prakash

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev appeals the people to maintain communal harmony in the country. Conveying her greetings and wishes to Sikh brothers and sisters in India and....Read More

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: From PM Modi to Amit Shah, here’s how nation remembers the first Sikh Guru

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah have offered their tribute to the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev on his 550th birth anniversary or Prakash Parv. Extending greetings to the nation, PM Modi....Read More

JNU protest: HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal promises solution to protesters

The protest at the Jawaharlal Nehru University has taken a dramatic turn with the Delhi police and students engaging in a scuffle. The students have categorically rejected the revised hostel manual proposal urging the university authorities to dilute the fee....Read More

JNU protest: Clash intensifies as protesters demand withdrawal of fee hike, curfew hours and dress code

A scuffle broke out between the police and protesting students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University who have blocked entry to the university as they agitate over fee hike, curfew timing and dress code. In a latest development, the protest outside....Read More

JNU protest: From students demand to Azadi slogan, 10 things to know about the controversy

The Jawaharlal Nehru University has once again made headlines for protests, this time demanding the dilution of fee hike and providing students with affordable education. The protest has been on for more than 10 days, and have only escalated throughout....Read More

National Education Day: Here’s why we celebrate it on November 11

Every year the country celebrates the National Education Day on November 11 in remembrance of country's first Vice-President and education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The day is also the birth anniversary of Azad . The Ministry of Human Resource....Read More

Arvind Kejriwali’s Bhai Dooj gift: Delhi to deploy 13,000 bus marshals to boost women safety

After free metro and bus rides for women, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced the inclusion of more marshals in all buses. The move is aimed to strengthen not just women's safety but safety in general. A total of....Read More

Boris Johnson announces new Brexit deal with UK, EU Parliaments yet to approve it

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday announced to have agreed upon a new Brexit deal with the EU asserting that only the approval of the two Parliaments was left which will get done by Saturday. He said once the....Read More

AMU students to observe hunger strike on Sir Syed Day over Article 370 abrogation

The Kashmir crisis doesn't seem to end anytime soon as the Aligarh Muslim University students have declared to sit on hunger strike and boycott the Sir Syed Day celebrations on Thursday. The announcement came in the backdrop of the current....Read More

Amit Shah mocks Congress for backing illegal migrants under NRC, asserts no infiltrator will be spared

Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday mocked the Congress asking if the illegal migrants under NRC were its cousins. He said whenever the Centre talked of deporting illegal migrants, the party would question the government. He added that the Congress....Read More

Pakistan escapes FATF black list by a whisker

The ongoing Financial Action Task Force meeting in Paris today declared that Pakistan will be in the grey list till February 2020. The formal announcement for the same will be made on October 18. The Paris-based financial watchdog has warned....Read More

Haryana polls: Former Congressman Ashok Tanwar to support JJLP, declares Dushyant Chautala for chief minister

Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar, who recently quit the party citing internal politics on Wednesday extended support to Dushyant Chautala's Janayak Janta Party (JJP) in the forthcoming assembly elections. On his decision to support the JJP, the senior leader....Read More

Car sales slump for 11th straight month, down by 23.7%, lay-offs foreseen

The consistently poor performance of the Indian economy has hit the automobile sector the most with a continuous fall in car sales. For yet another month, the automobile sector has registered sluggish growth as India's passenger vehicle sales slumped 23.7....Read More

PMC crisis: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assures depositors to increase withdrawal limit, says will speak to RBI governor, not many convinced

As many as 150 depositors of the crisis-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank protested outside the BJP office at Nariman Point in Mumbai on Thursday. The depositors also protested outside the Metropolitan Magistrate Court where the PMC Bank scam....Read More

Ahead of India visit, Chinese President Xi Jinping puts Kashmir back on the table, to support Pakistan on core issues

China has yet another time taken a stand on Kashmir issue, this time calling it an internal matter between India and Pakistan. The country has so far been maintaining its support for Pakistan as recently it asserted that Fundamental rights....Read More

Have come to say hello for Dussehra, jokes Karti Chidambaram after appearing before ED in INX media case

P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram on Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for probe in the INX media money laundering case where he was asked by a group of reporters the reason for his visit. In response, Karti said he....Read More

Priyanka Gandhi says UP government harasses farmers and remembers them only for advertisements

In another scathing attack on Uttar Pradesh government, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday slammed it for allegedly torturing the farmers in the name of false promises and asserted that the government has devised new ways to trouble....Read More

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva says global economy in synchronised slowdown with effects more evident in India

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday asserted that there was a synchronized slowdown in the global economy with over 90 percent of the world witnessing sluggish economic growth. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the slowdown was more evident in....Read More

Former Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam says it’s all-out war between Sonia Gandhi loyalists and Rahul supporters

Former Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam in a press conference on Friday defied the central leadership claiming that people who work for the party are sidelined. Expressing disappointment over not getting a ticket for Maharashtra polls, Nirupam said he would....Read More

Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express inaugurated: At just Rs 1,630, visit Vaishno Devi shrine after 8 hours of comfortable journey

Good news for Vaishno Devi pilgrims, as the Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express has been finally flagged off by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi. The newly inaugurated train will reduce the travel time from 12 hours to 8....Read More

Asaduddin Owaisi asserts BJP bluffs people in name of Mahatma Gandhi but hails Bapu’s assassin Nathuram Godse

A day after the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying the party chants Bapu's name while in reality, it eulogizes his assassin, Nathuram Godse. He said the saffron....Read More

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birthday, says Bapu’s philosophy at core of UN

With India celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, wishes have been pouring in for the great leader from all over the world. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also remembered Gandhi for pioneering successive non-violent movements that changed history.....Read More

Mayawati hails Supreme Court’s order on SC/ST Act, slams BJP, Congress for failing people

BSP chief Mayawati has responded to the Supreme Court's yesterday order on SC/ST Act in which it revived its March 2018 judgment that diluted certain provisions of the Act. Hailing the decision of the top court, the former UP chief....Read More

Mehbooba Mufti slams PM Modi for NYT article, says strange to see glorification of Bapu’s assassin back home

PDP leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on PM Modi's article on Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary said it was strange that he invoked Bapu on the world stage but eulogized his assassin Nathu Ram Godse....Read More

PM Modi on Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary recalls his teachings and principles

On the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the great leader with an article in The New York Times. Calling Gandhi the guiding light, PM Modi wrote that he continues to give courage....Read More

On Gandhi Jayanti, Jammu and Kashmir administration releases political leaders from house arrest in Jammu

Amid reports of occasional ease of restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, the state administration has lifted house arrest of political leaders from the Jammu region. The development comes nearly two months after the Centre abrogated Article 370 that granted special....Read More

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat says idea of India as Hindu Rashtra is non-negotiable

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said the Sangh was not defined by ideology or ideologues nor was it influenced by any 'ism' or doctrine. He said the organization cannot be contained in the philosophy outlined in Bunch....Read More

Amit Shah reiterates NRC in Kolkata, says infiltrators to be shown the door soon, dismisses Mamata Banerjee’s no NRC claim

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday assured that Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist and Christain refugees will not be forced to leave India by the Centre telling people not to fall prey to rumours. He asserted that the ruling government....Read More

Uttar Pradesh to identify and deport Bangladeshis, foreigners, police say nothing to do with NRC

After Assam, the National Register of Citizens wave seems to have caught the attention of other states as well. Now, Uttar Pradesh government is also keen to weed out illegal migrants and deport them back to Bangladesh or whichever country....Read More

Supreme Court revives 2018 SC/ST act order, reverts to original law that doesn’t require sanction to arrest and preliminary enquiry

The Supreme Court on Tuesday revived its 2018 order on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act) that prevented misuse of the SC/ST act including no arrest of public servant without prior approval. The court in its 2018....Read More

Ram Madhav says only 200-250 people detained in Jammu and Kashmir now, asserts situation peaceful

BJP national secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said only 200-250 people were kept under preventive detention in Jammu and Kashmir whose special status under Article 370 has been nullified by the BJP-led Centre. He claimed the figures have reduced from....Read More

Rahul Gandhi suggests foreign minister S Jaishankar teach diplomacy to PM Modi over Abki Baar, Trump Sarkar remarks

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has hit out at Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar for defending Prime Minister Modi over his 'Abki Baar, Trump Sarkar' comment at the Howdy, Modi event in Houston. He taunted Jaishankar for covering up PM Modi's incompetence....Read More

S Jaishankar dismisses India, Pakistan hyphenation, asserts Islamabad one-eighth of New Delhi

India's Foreign Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar on Monday said there was no comparison of New Delhi and Islamabad and that the two could not be hyphenated. He said those who hyphenated India and Pakistan following Article 370 abrogation in Jammu and....Read More

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah calls BS Yediyurappa weakest CM, says BJP leader endorses hate politics

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Monday stated that BS Yediyurappa was the weakest chief minister and accused him of indulging in politics of hatred. In a press conference, Siddaramaiah suggested Yediyurappa should resign and go....Read More

With police intervention, adamant Rabri Devi allows Aishwarya Rai to re-enter house

RJD chief, Lalu Prasad Yadav son Tej Pratap Yadav's wife Aishwarya Rai who accused her in-laws of harassment has finally been allowed to re-enter the house a day after she was apparently pushed out. On Sunday, Aishwarya alleged that her....Read More

Bihar floods: Deputy CM Sushil Modi rescued after three days, several other moved to safer places using tractors

Bihar floods: Floods this year have occurred way too often with the state of Bihar becoming the latest victim. Amid reports of displacement and rehabilitation, thousands have lost their homes leaving the state in shambles. Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil....Read More

Chinmayanand case: Priyanka Gandhi slams BJP after police detain 80 Congress leaders ahead of Nyay Yatra

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday lashed out at BJP for allegedly backing goons and creating an atmosphere of fear-mongering in the Shahjahanpur case in which former party MP Swami Chinmayanad has been accused of sexual harassment and....Read More

Maharashtra polls: BJP-Shiv Sena seat-sharing arrangement likely to be announced tomorrow

Maharashtra polls: With the Maharashtra Elections fast approaching, the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in the state is expected to settle at 124-164 seat-sharing arrangement in the upcoming elections. The alliance is yet to make an official announcement and reportedly, it's expected....Read More

Maharashtra, Haryana BJP candidates list for Assembly polls likely to be released today

Haryana assembly election is fast approaching and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to release the list of candidates today. The party on Sunday in a meeting reportedly finalized candidates for the forthcoming elections in the state. Other than....Read More

Jammu and Kashmir administration lifts day-time restrictions in all 22 districts

The daytime clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir has been lifted in all 22 districts of the state, reported ANI. Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh confirmed that daytime restrictions in the erstwhile state has been relaxed from all 105 police....Read More

JP Nadda performs tarpan for BJP workers killed in West Bengal political violence

BJP working president JP Nadda on Saturday performed mass tarpan in remembrance of party workers who died due to political violence in West Bengal. Tarpan is a Hindu ritual offered to those not alive. It's performed on auspicious days like....Read More

India grieves killing of Houston’s first Sikh policeman Sandeep Dhaliwal

India has condemned the death of Sandeep Dhaliwal,  Houston's first Sikh policeman who died yesterday following an altercation with a taxi driver. Union Foreign Affairs Minister S Jaishankar expressed grief over Dhaliwal's death and offered condolences to his family. Punjab....Read More

Houston’s first Sikh policeman Sandeep Dhaliwal, fondly called trailblazer, shot dead

Sandeep Dhaliwal, the first Sikh policeman in Houston's Sherrif department was shot dead from behind on Friday. He paved way for other Sikhs to join the department in the region. Harris County Sherrif Ed Gonzalez said he was shot while....Read More

After Pakistan, China too rakes up Kashmir at UNGA, says UN resolution should be followed

Speaking at the UNGA, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also raked up the Kashmir issue asserting that it should be resolved under the UN resolution and bilateral agreements. He said no unilateral action should have been made on the issue.....Read More

Pakistan PM at UNGA: Imran Khan urges international community to let Kashmir decide its fate under UN resolution

The 'much awaited session' is how Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech at the UN General Assembly's 74th session was perceived even before it was made given the long claims by Khan that he would be raking up the Kashmir....Read More

Chandrayaan 2: NASA confirms hard landing by lander Vikram, manages few pictures, more to be clicked in October

Chandrayaan-2, India's second attempt to the moon has been making headlines ever since its lander Vikram failed to make a soft landing on the south pole of the lunar surface. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) that initially struggled to locate....Read More

Karnataka bypolls: Election Commission defers by-elections till Supreme Court decides on the disqualified MLAs

Karnataka bypolls: The Election Commission on Thursday deferred the Karnataka bypolls on 15 assembly seats in the state. The move has been made at a time when the state has 17 disqualified MLAs from the former government under the Congress-JD(S)....Read More

Ayodhya land dispute: Supreme Court reiterates October 18 deadline to end arguments, bench says miracle if verdict delivered in four weeks

The day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute is nearing completion and the Supreme Court today reiterated that the arguments in the case must wrap up by October 18. The Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi reminded the parties involved....Read More

In a viral video, man in Manguluru advocates Hindu Rashtra, beaten up by people around

In a viral video on social media, a group of students can be seen thrashing a man who allegedly claimed India is a Hindu nation and Muslims should not come here. The police have lodged FIR against accused and are....Read More

UP cabinet approves punishment against government employee for Facebook post

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday assented to action against officer Rajeev Yadav who in a Facebook post criticised Yogi Aditynath government in July last year. Deputy general in the employment department of UP government, Yadav was suspended soon after....Read More

Hasan Minhaj in viral video claims he’s not allowed at Howdy Modi event because of his jokes

Patriot Act host and Indian-origin stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj who was allegedly denied entry at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Howdy Modi event in Houston has claimed that he was not allowed in the stadium because of his jokes. The Sparrow....Read More

PM Modi urges for no politicisation of FATF and counter-terror operations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address at the Leaders' Dialogue on Strategic Responses to Terrorist and Violent Extremist Narratives held on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly session condemned the terrorist attacks saying the attack on anywhere....Read More

Despite Trump’s mention of Kashmir mediation again, India says no, thank you, all eyes and ears on Modi-Trump meeting today in New York

After US President Donald Trump once again offered to mediate between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asserted that New Delhi's stance on mediation is known adding that there can't be any third-party....Read More

Onion prices soar: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announces supply of onions at Rs 24 a kg

Good news for Delhiites, as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has promised to ration the soaring onion prices. At a press conference this evening, Kejriwal spoke on the recent increase in the price of onions and said the Delhi government will....Read More

Mamata Banerjee slams BJP over NRC fears, claims 6 dead due to panic in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday claimed that six people in the state died due to panic over National Register of Citizens (NRC) and asserted that she would never let the exercise take place in her state. Her....Read More

US presidential election 2020: Bernie Sanders raises human rights, underlines deafening silence on Kashmir from PM Modi and Donald Trump

US presidential election 2020: The US election is due for next year but the election campaign has already begun, and the scripted appearance of President Donald Trump at the Howdy Modi event in Houston made it evident that Trump has....Read More

Congress’s Anand Sharma reminds PM Modi he is Indian Prime Minister, not star campaigner for US elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Howdy Modi event amid much fanfare and hullabaloo has received flak from the Congress with its Rajya Sabha MP Anand Sharma hitting out at the PM for campaigning for President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 elections....Read More

Jharkhand mob lynching: 3 men beaten by villagers for selling beef, 1 dies due to serious injuries

In another shocking incident of mob lynching, a 34-year-old man in Jharkhand was beaten to death by villagers on grounds of suspicion that he was selling beef.  The incident has been reported from Ranchi where villagers attacked three men of....Read More

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh visit Tihar jail to meet senior Congress leader P Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram who is currently in judicial custody in corruption and money laundering case was visited by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Chidambaram has been accused of allegedly sanctioning illegal funds under....Read More

Amit Shah recommends amendments in Indian Penal Code and CrPC at Northern Zonal Council meeting

The 29th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council mainly focused on issues of water sharing between Punjab and Haryana which was chaired by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The meeting saw the presence of all state chief ministers who....Read More

Uttar Pradesh farmers march to Delhi to protest against agrarian distress, vow to not leave until demands met

Uttar Pradesh farmers protest in Delhi: Farmers from Uttar Pradesh have begun their march towards New Delhi to raise agricultural demands such as loan waiver. The protest march has been organised by the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh which is focusing on....Read More

Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections on October 21, results October 24

Elections to assemblies of Maharashtra and Haryana have been announced on October 21 and the results will be out on October 24, Chief Election Commissioner Suni Arora announced on Saturday. The two states are ruled by BJP governments headed by....Read More

Coporate tax cut: Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury call Centre’s move crony capitalism, Jairam Ramesh hints propaganda ahead of HowdyModi event

When the country is lauding the Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's move to reduce the corporate tax from 30 per cent to 28 per cent, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has slammed the Centre saying he was amazed to see what....Read More

Corporate tax cut: India Inc welcomes Nirmala Sitharaman’s move

In another press conference to boost the economy, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to slash corporate tax for domestic consumers and new domestic manufacturing consumers. The latest announcement has been made in the wake of the crisis in the....Read More

Supreme Court seeks reply from Jammu and Kashmir administration on detention of children

The Supreme Court on Friday notified the Jammu and Kashmir administration to respond to petitions claiming detention of children in the valley after the Centre abrogated erstwhile state's special status under Article 370. The court has sought a reply from....Read More

Shahjahanpur sexual assault: BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand arrested, remanded to 14-day judicial custody; 3 held over extortion threats to BJP leader

Former MP and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand has been arrested in the Shahjahanpur case in which he has been accused of allegedly molesting a 23-year old law student. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) arrested him this morning for 14-day judicial....Read More

West Bengal BJP MP Babul Supriyo heckled at Jadavpur University, students shout Go Back

West Bengal BJP MP Babul Supriyo was heckled at an event in Jadavpur University in Kolkata. He was the chief guest for ABVP's fresher's event, the student wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Soon after he entered the campus,....Read More

Mamata Banerjee meets Home Minister Amit Shah, raises genuine voters exclusion from Assam NRC

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in accordance with constitutional obligation met Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed border issues in the wake of Centre's National Register of Citizens exercise recently carried out in Assam where over 19 lakh people....Read More

Ignored in Rafale contract, HAL gets high praise from Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after Tejas sortie

Union Minister Rajanth Singh who has become the first Defence Minister to fly the home-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas said he was proud of the Indian Air Force's latest venture manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). After successfully....Read More

Delhi transport strike: Students worst-affected as buses go off the road

Delhi transport strike against new Motor Vehicle Act: Many transport associations boycott one-day bandh call given by UFTA; students, commuters face a harrowing time Students and commuters faced a harrowing time on Thursday after more than 30 transport associations and unions....Read More

Delhi transport strike against Motor Vehicle act 2019: Cabs, autos, commercial buses go off the road today

Delhi transport strike: The Delhi transport union is on strike today with public transports like auto, clusters buses, not plying. The strike is in the wake of hefty fines imposed under the newly amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act 2019. Other....Read More

Ayodhya land dispute: Asaduddin Owaisi wonders how mediation letter was leaked to media, says will accept top court verdict

Ahead of the Supreme Court's order this morning in the Ayodhya land dispute case, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said he didn't understand how the media found out about the mediation letter and alleged foul play. He added that he could....Read More

Congress slams Uddhav Thackeray for Savarkar PM remarks, says rewriting history favourite Sangh pastime

The Congress on Wednesday slammed Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for his Savarkar PM remarks.  Dismissing Thackeray's claims, the party referred to the statement made by the Sangh ideologue decades back. In the statement, Savarkar said he had no problem....Read More

Ayodhya land dispute case hearing: Supreme Court sets October 18 deadline for arguments, says mediation can continue if parties want

Ayodhya land dispute case hearing: The day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute is nearing conclusion, suggested the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said the day-to-day arguments in the decade-old Ramjanmabhoomi dispute case should conclude....Read More

UP honour killing: Dalit youth burnt alive, accused cries caste dignity

In a shocking incident of killing, two Dalit families, one Gupta and another Pal have reignited the debate over honour killing. 23-year-old Abhishank Pal was burnt alive by Radhey Gupta for having an affair with his adopted daughter Shivani Gupta.....Read More

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh says God won’t forgive rapists veiled in saffron robes

Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday claimed that people wearing saffron robes were rapists inside temples who have tainted the existence of ancient Sanatana Dharma. He said God would not spare them for committing such heinous acts. Speaking at the....Read More

Amit Shah lauds PM Narendra Modi on birthday, says his Akhand Bharat dream will be fulfilled

Union Home Minister Amit Shah wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday said his dream of Akhand Bharat will be fulfilled. Lauding the Prime Minister for some pathbreaking moves, Shah said the 50 big decisions of the BJP....Read More

22-year-old woman gang-raped in Delhi’s Indraprastha Park, will CCTVs alone prevent rapes?

Delhi gangrape: In yet another shocking incident, a 22-year-old woman was gang-raped in New Delhi's Sara Kale Khan where she was taking a stroll in a park named Indraprastha. The woman was groped by a group of four men who....Read More

Kamal Nath urges Nirmala Sitharaman to exempt 2 per cent TDS for traders making cash payments to farmers

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in a letter written to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has urged her to exempt 2 per cent TDS norm for traders making cash payment up to Rs 5 crore to farmers. The letter....Read More

Urmila Matondkar, who quit Congress a week ago, to join Shiv Sena?

Bollywood actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar who quit the Congress party a week ago is reportedly in talks with the Shiv Sena to join the party. Sources suggest that Matondakar is in touch with the top functionaries of the Shiv Sena including Uddhav....Read More

Petrol, diesel prices likely to go up by Rs 5 per litre after the Saudi oil attack, says report

Following the drone attack on Aramco plant in Saudi Arabia, the price of petroleum products such as petrol and diesel is expected to go up by Rs 5 per litre in the coming days. This has come in the wake....Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman announces measures to boost exports and housing sector, says growth foreseen in investment

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a third major presser announced a slew of measures to boost the economy. The presser presented measures periodically formulated based on the inputs from the current economic situation. The finance minister presented a cameo picture....Read More

Shivaji descendant NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale joins BJP ahead of Maharashtra polls

In a major setback to Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party, Satara legislator Udayanraje Bhosale tendered his resignation and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of party chief Amit Shah and BJP Mumbai chief Chandrakant Patil in New Delhi....Read More

Jammu and Kashmir: Schools trapped amid heavy shelling from Pakistan, exchange of fire underway

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been under lockdown for more than a month and the situation remains grim with ease of restrictions in line with ground situation. Reports over the clash between security forces and locals have also....Read More

UP government to revoke law that lays CM and ministers’ tax burden on treasurer

The Uttar Pradesh ex-chequer has been paying income tax on behalf of the state's chief minister since 1981 when the state government implemented Uttar Pradesh Ministers' Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Act, 1981 under the then chief minister VP Singh. The....Read More

Mahmood Madani asks who is a good Hindu if Aurangzeb bad Muslim, suggests RSS to refrain from Hindu-Muslim rhetoric

In an interview to News18, Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind general secretary Mahmood Madani said more interaction is required to resolve differences between Hindus and Muslims. The statement has come in the wake of party head Maulana Syed Arshad's meeting with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's....Read More

DUSU elections LIVE 2019: ABVP sweeps polls with 3 seats, NSUI wins 1

The much-awaited day is finally here as the University of Delhi is all set for Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) result whose voting took place yesterday and now the stage is set for the final verdict. The voters' turnout for....Read More

Centre excludes 312 Sikh foreign nationals from blacklist with only 2 left

In a review conducted by the security agencies on the Centre's Adverse List or blacklist comprising the names of foreign nationals engaged in the anti-India activity, the Centre has removed names of 312 Sikh foreign nationals with only two people....Read More

Bank unions oppose recent bank merger, threaten indefinite strike from September 25 if demands not met

Following the Centre's decision to merge 10 public sector banks into four entities, several bank unions have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from September 25 to September 27 and in the second week of November. The move is....Read More

Piyush Goyal’s economic wisdom trips on Einstein and gravity, lands on viral route, Minister clarifies

The economy is in shambles, the automobile sector is going haywire, Parle-G fears layoff if its sales don't improve. But our Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman thinks that the Millenials are responsible for the economic slowdown saying that their reliance on....Read More

Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind condemns Pakistan for bashing India on its treatment of Muslims, asserts Kashmir an integral part of India

Former MP Mahmood Madani's Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind on Thursday passed a resolution stating that Kashmir was an integral part of India. The resolution read that there won't be any compromise with security and integrity of the country underlining that India was....Read More

Congress key meeting underway, Mahatma Gandhi birth anniversary, RSS like Pracharaks on agenda

The Congress in a key meeting today gathered to discuss plans for Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, state pracharaks or motivators like RSS to expand Congress'outreach programme. Interim party president Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi....Read More

Day-long standoff between India, China near Pangong lake ends after talks: Report

India and China have resolved the standoff in eastern Ladakh through delegation-level talks. The Indian patrolling party at the northern bank of Pangong lake was prevented by the Chinese soldiers as two-thirds of the lake from Tibet to Ladakh is....Read More

Kashmir issue: UN says mediation only if both India, Pakistan ask for it, urges them to resolve tensions via dialogue

A day after the UNHRC secretary Michelle Bachelet expressed concerns over the Kashmir crisis and urged the BJP-led Centre to ease restrictions in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, UN spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric has asserted that the international body won't be....Read More

Abhishek Singhvi mocks Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for her Ola, Uber remarks, says Nirmalanomics all about blame game

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has mocked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for her Ola, Uber economy remarks asking why the Centre initially projected the GDP growth at 7.3 per cent if millennials were responsible for the slowdown in the auto....Read More

Unnao rape case: Trial proceeding begins in temporary court set up at AIIMS with no media and public

Unnao rape case: Following the order of the Delhi court, the proceedings in the Unnao rape case has begun at AIIMS where the rape survivor is undergoing treatment. A judge has arrived at AIIMS trauma centre for the closed-door proceedings....Read More

PM Modi to launch several schemes to boost agricultural sector in Mathura

To boost the fluctuating growth of the agricultural sector in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will be announcing a slew of programmes under the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP). A total of Rs 12,652 crore budget....Read More

Former Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu, son Nara Lokesh placed under house arrest ahead of protest march against ruling YSR Congress

Ahead of the 'Chalo Atmakur' rally in Guntur, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh have been put under house arrest. The planned rally was in the wake of alleged claims that a huge....Read More